Challenge your students to think critically about their use of natural resources, and to be a part of the solution.
We provide teacher support and hands-on workshops to motivate students to practice environmentally-conscious behaviors. Our programs focus on solutions for waste reduction, energy efficiency, and water conservation, and provide: 
  • Up to 10 hours of free in-class support;
  • Interactive, hands-on learning;
  • Next Generation Science Standards;
  • Minimal time commitment;
  • Empowerment for students to take responsibility and conserve resources.
For Whatcom County schools, our programs are free of charge, generously supported by funding from Whatcom County Solid Waste, City of Bellingham Public Works and the Whatcom Community Foundation. Schools outside of Whatcom County 
can contact us at 
(360) 733-8307 ext. 106 to find out more about program cost and scheduling.

Check out our offerings:

Accepting applications! Youth for Environment and People (YEP!) - for high schools

YEP! is a committee for high school students interested in taking action on an environmental or social issue important to them.

If you need more resources to make it happen, or if you want to meet other like-minded students with a passion for similar causes, then this program is for you! Apply today!

Green Classroom Certification - for elementary schools

The Green Classroom program for elementary school students is a free program that provides teachers with a meaningful, simple way to integrate conservation education into their curriculum and initiate sustainable changes in the classroom and beyond. 

Through workshops, pledges, and action projects we challenge students to think critically about their use of natural resources while providing them the opportunity to brainstorm solutions and take action to promote conservation. Read more.

Waste Prevention and Water Conservation - for middle & high schools

The Waste Prevention and Water Conservation programs for middle and high school students are hands-on, multimedia presentations available to any school in Whatcom County. 

Through presentations, waste audits, and energy audits we challenge students to take a critical look at their current natural resource consumption and develop sustainable solutions that can be practiced in every day life to promote conservation. The program aligns with the Next Generation Science Standards. Read more.

Waste Rangers - service learning for after-school programs

The Waste Rangers program for after-school groups is a fun, educational project teaching students about waste reduction and community service. 

Service learning encourages youth education and development through active participation in services that support their community and fosters civic responsibility. Groups receive free sessions from professional educators and support for a service project like building worm bins, hosting a litter pick up, and more. Read more.

Young Water Stewards - for high schools

The Young Water Stewards program for high school students in rural Whatcom County helps our future water stewards develop an understanding of and appreciation for the importance of clean water. 

Through stewardship activities, hands-on learning, and a science-based approach, students will gain experience with water quality testing and analysis, Best Management Practices, and mitigation techniques to learn how to help protect the health of their local watersheds. Read more.


Contact us at or (360) 733-8307 ext. 106 for more information.